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Rafa's response on De Gea to Real? - 'I have very good goalkeepers'

The Manchester United goalkeeper has been heavily linked with a move to the Spanish giants but the former Liverpool boss has remained coy on any potential transfer

 David De Gea has yet to play for Manchester United this season.
David De Gea has yet to play for Manchester United this season.

REAL MADRID BOSS Rafael Benitez dodged questions surrounding David De Gea and the Manchester United goalkeeper’s potential move to the Bernabeu yesterday.

De Gea is yet to feature for United this season, having been dropped in favour of summer signing Sergio Romero.

Goal understands that United have given up hope of persuading De Gea to stay at Old Trafford, with the stopper having informed the club of his desire to leave, but Benitez remained coy after Real defeated Galatasaray 2-1.

Real signed Kiko Casilla from Espanyol in July, while the former Liverpool boss picked Keylor Navas to play against the Turkish side, and Benitez has praised his goalkeeping options.

Spain Soccer Bernabeu Trophy Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez at last night's game against Galatasaray. Source: Associated Press

Asked about De Gea, the Spaniard said: “Keylor had a great game. I have very good goalkeepers.

“I’m delighted with all three of them and I’ll be working with them to the full.”

De Gea is yet to even sit on the bench for United this season.

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